Category Archives: Random Shit

A new home (and then some)

A few things to talk about, just kind of miscellaneous Rok stuff.  A new house, legal weed in Oregon, job is still good but…well…read on…

Posted in Chilling, In the Line of Duty, Politics, Random Shit | Leave a comment

The Significance of the Moral Stance

At what point does it become ok to benefit from accepting someone else’s immoral decisions? *sigh* I’m a Netflix subscriber.  I like the service.  I’ve never experienced speed issues because I pay for the bandwidth…it’s never been an issue.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Random Shit, Solving the World's Problems | Leave a comment

The World Keeps Spinning…

…for those of you that haven’t been informed (probably most of the world other than the handful of people that I’ve told) I am embarking on the next leg of my life’s journey. It’s not one that everyone has the … Continue reading

Posted in Random Shit, Road Philosophy, Unexpected Difficulties | Leave a comment

The Latest in the Life of Rok…

Yeah, a lot of you are saying to yourselves, “Shit, when he said he’d send us an email update I didn’t think it would just be a link to his website.  That douche!” and some of you are saying, “When … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy, Website | 4 Comments

Your IT Guy

Hi there!  I’m your IT professional, and I’m here to tell you what is so special about what I do.  After all, isn’t it just a matter of clicking some buttons and occasionally rebooting?  Not quite.

Posted in Business, Random Shit | Leave a comment

An Open Letter to my Future Employer(s)…

Dear Sir/Madam, I appreciate this wonderful opportunity that you have afforded me.  It was wonderful to see your clearly written job description, and I am eternally grateful to have finally located a company that was willing to be clear about … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Random Shit, Solving the World's Problems | 2 Comments

Dis: Gust, Engenuous, Honesty

Fair warning, this will probably be another wall of text.  Hey, can I help it if I ramble (probably), type fast (probably not) and am easily distracted (oh hells to the no)? As usual, my disclaimers and preface:  I realize … Continue reading

Posted in Random Shit, Solving the World's Problems | Leave a comment

RSS Feeds Now Work

Hey everyone – I’ve been trying to pick away at some of the smaller troubleshooting issues and have finally gotten the RSS feeds to work. If you use Feedly, don’t try to use the auto-add feature (for some reason it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Random Shit, Website | Leave a comment

Never Talk to Strangers (or, Mama wasn’t always right)

So I left the shelter after four days. I stayed an extra night since it was so late in the day when I got CHOPT back (besides – gathering my shit together is no small feat). It was a relatively … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy, The Ride, Unexpected Difficulties | 2 Comments

Two Steps Forward…

But before you give me too much shit for returning to Astoria and my sister, keep in mind that in the last two weeks keeping CHOPT on the road has cost me $600, despite excellent care, experience, and hospitality of … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, The Ride, Unexpected Difficulties, Weather, Website | 8 Comments